As of July 20, 2020, Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc. changed its name to SLGI Asset Management Inc. It will take some time to update our websites, materials and forms and until that is complete, all references to Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc. will mean SLGI Asset Management Inc. We’ve also brought together Sun Life mutual fund, segregated fund, annuity and guaranteed investment product businesses under the collective brand of Sun Life Global Investments.

Resources to help in uncertain markets

Q2 2020 | Market update

With so much uncertainty, we held to our cautious view on equities in Q2, remaining slightly underweight. However, within our equity mix we increased our overweight position in U.S. equities, and maintained our overweight exposure to emerging market equities.

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  • SLGI Quick Takes

    As we move into the new phases of the pandemic, we interview our sub-advisors around the world to discuss how they're positioning funds amid economic re-opening.

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Market updates amid Coronavirus

We continue to monitor the economic impact of COVID-19. Our most recent market updates provide insights on the global situation and how we're focused on potential opportunities from a longer-term perspective.

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Investor Education

The impact of COVID-19 is changing at a rapid pace. On March 18, 2020, the Prime Minister announced Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, a new set of economic measures to help stabilize the economy during this challenging period. Attached is a summary of the items from this plan that may be relevant to you.

These items cover:

Measures concerning individuals

  • Temporary income support for workers
  • Income support for low-income individuals
  • Temporary increase in the Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
  • Moratorium on student loan repayments
  • Reducing Registered Retirement Income Funds (RRIFs) minimum withdrawals
  • Flexibility for taxpayers

Measures concerning businesses

  • Helping businesses keep their workers
  • Flexibility for business filing taxes

Check out resources and articles from Lumino Health

Lumino Health has created a hub of helpful resources with links to up-to-date news sources and articles like managing stress during a pandemic, keeping spirits up while self-isolating and taking care of the elderly during COVID-19.

For more support

Advisors, for more information please contact a member of the Sun Life Global Investments Tax & Estate Team, or your Wealth Sales Team at 1-877-837-7844.

Investors, please reach out to your financial advisor if you have any questions about your specific situation.